April 10, 2019 12:50 pm
Updated: April 10, 2019 12:54 pm

$22K in illegal drugs seized in Brooks: ALERT

Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams

Emily Mertz, Global News

Over $22,000 worth of illegal drugs were seized in an investigation in Brooks, the Alberta Law Enforcement Response Team (ALERT) said Wednesday.

The seizure saw officers locate 227 grams of cocaine and a single fentanyl pill.

“These dangerous drugs pose a serious threat to the safety of our residents,” Brooks RCMP spokesperson Staff Sgt. Chris Zanidean said in a news release.

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Four people were arrested between March 28 and April 4.

Scott Hancock, 41, Adam McGuire, 32, Damon Clarke, 18, and Lual Deng, 48, are facing multiple drug-related charges.

Anyone who suspects drug or gang activity in their community is asked to call police or contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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